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Oct 23, 2012 4:30am EDT
personal claim. >>> and the most affordable cities to live in the united states. cities to live in the united states. is yours one of them? captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. i'm lynn berry. after the third debate between president obama and republican nominee mitt romney, there are just 14 days left before american voters choose their next president. according to a cbs news instant polls on uncommitted voters, president obama was a clear two to one victor with 53% saying he won. governor romney got 23%. 24% called it a tie. a cnn orc national poll called it closer with 48% saying obama won while 40% picked obama. for more we go to nbc's steve handlesman who's in florida for us. steve, good morning. >> reporter: hi, lynn. thanks. good morning from boca raton, florida. the debate here last night was clearly the most combative so far. though surprising to some, not on the issue of libya. mitt romney was able to make his larger point, his claim that america is weaker now overseas than it was four years ago. mitt romney and barack obama came to their thi
Oct 23, 2012 4:00am PDT
,000 centrifuges spinning uranium preparing to create a nuclear threat to the united states and to the world. that's unacceptable for us and it's essential for a president to show strength. >> reporter: mr. obama said he has. >> we've put in the toughest, most crippling sanctions ever. >> they do work. you're seeing it right now in the economy. >> the disagreement i have with governor romney is that during the course of this campaign he's often talked as if we should take premature military action. >> of course military action is the last resort. >> reporter: they touched on economic issues. >> i will get america working again. >> reporter: president obama recycling an attack. >> both home and abroad he has proposed wrong and reckless policies. >> reporter: their final face to face. the election two weeks away. >> reporter: again, this race looks tied, and both sides agree, nothing, no one single thing is more likely to affect the outcome of this campaign than this debate. in boca raton, florida, i'm steve handlesman, nbc news. lynn, back to you. >> steve, thanks so much. well, nbc's andrea mitche
Oct 26, 2012 4:00am EDT
of the bahamas right now. it's a category 1 hurricane with its sights set squarely on the united states. sandy has the chance to make a major impact on the east coast from virginia up through new england and into next week. that storm blamed for 21 deaths, 11 of them in cuba. sandy hit with sustained winds of 110 miles per hour. she hit a trail of destruction, especially in the country's second largest city, santiago de cuba. the president, raul castro, expected to assess the damage in person today. >> storm is already whipping up big waves in south florida. winds were clocked yesterday between 30 and 40 miles per hour. by this afternoon, meteorologists expect to see wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour. right now parts of the sunshine state are under a tropical storm warning. >> utility companies all along the eastern seaboard already working to prevent power failures. workers on alert from florida to new england. in our area, dominion virginia power stocking trucks with supplies, monitoring the forecast as well. pepco contractors are on what's called a freeze mode, meaning they're not allowed
Oct 1, 2012 4:00am PDT
asylum in the united states. >>> japan was hit by a typhoon, which was strong enough to overturn vehicles on the island of okinawa. more than 140 people were injured and tens of thousands lost electrical power. >>> here is something to wet your whistle. a "usa today" study of 100 locations over the last ten years show water prices have doubled in a quarter of the cities and towns and even tripled due in part to repairs to a crumbling infrastructure. >>> here is an early look at wow howe wall street will kick off the day. the dow closed at 13,437 after falling 38 points, the s&p lost six and the nasdaq down 20. taking a look at overseas trading, in tokyo the nikkei dropped 73 points while in hong kong the hang seng was closed for a holiday. >>> as a new quarter begins and presidential candidates prepare to square off, economic data will be of particular interest to wall street and main street this week. the september employment report comes out friday but will be high on the agenda all week. ben bernanke will also get a lot of attention when minutes from the latest policy meeting are relea
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
on the west coast of the united states yesterday? one of the warmest october days in southern california. 95 officially in l.a. vegas at 98. we had numerous locations near 100. it was very warm in san francisco, 91 degrees. the pink shading in here just outside of sacramento to the north there all in the 100-degree range. today a little cooler but still similar. we haven't had a big change of air mass. if anything, we have a little more of the onshore flow. areas closer to the coast will stay cool. if you're inland in california, a very hot day today, along with all your friends in arizona. this front will eventually try to sink down through the northern rockies and will bring much cooler air in the days ahead. seattle will get a little taste of that today with a temperature of 60 degrees. you notice we're warm from l.a. to vegas and even the inner mountain shortly. 97 in sacramento and red bluff near 99. today should be just like yesterday. >>> it looks to stay very warm in the west. but it won't be quite as hot as we go throughout the rest of the week. >>> thanks so much. >>> coming up, ma
Oct 3, 2012 4:00am PDT
romney the next president of the united states. >> reporter: that's the kind of zinger sure to be heard at debate number one. i'm steve handelsman, nbc news, denver, colorado. >>> and of course tonight nbc is going to have complete coverage of this first presidential debate anchored by brian williams along the best political team in the business. it all starts at 9:00 p.m. eastern, 6:00 p.m. pacific. >>> elsewhere, a judge in pennsylvania has blocked the state's stricter voter i.d. law from taking effect this november. after weeks of protests, the ruling means that voters in pennsylvania will not have to show a state approved i.d. to cast ballots on election day. the judge said he was concerned that the law could prevent some people from voting. stricter voter i.d. laws in four states remain, but tougher laws in at least six other states were either shelved or watered down including those in florida, ohio and of course now in pennsylvania. >>> american airlines now says it knows why passenger seats broke loose causing a pair of emergency landings. the airline originally called for eight
Oct 26, 2012 4:00am PDT
of your own race that you're proud of being president of the united states, i applaud colin for the endorsement. >>> a former member of vice president's biden's staff has written a tell-all book. he bashes him as an eeg maniacal auto krat. aides say the president has not read the book. >>> "30 rock" star tina fey ripped into todd akin and richard mourdock after they made -- >> if i have to listen to one more gray faced man with a $2 haircut explain to me what rape is, i'm going to lose my mind. >> here is a look at other stories making news today. >>> in georgia, things for one family, losing their 20-year home to foreclosure actually got worse. preparing to move out, they posted a craigslist ad for a giveaway of furniture and other household items outside the house. big crowds showed up early while the family was out, broke in the house and cleaned it out. they stole practically all of their belongings. unreal. >>> to southern california, not a bird, not a plane, but that guy. a two-foot long fell from the sky and flopped onto the 12th tee of a golf course. the two-pound le
Oct 29, 2012 4:00am PDT
$77.7 million in 25 countries. it opens in the united states on friday. >>> in sports now, san francisco swept detroit in four straight games to win their second world series in three years. with the score tied in the tenth ingmar co-scutaro singled to center and the giants went ahead of the tigers 4-3. in the bottom of the tenth, san francisco sealed the sweep. >> again, the 2-2 pitch. got him looking! and the giants have won it all! >>> now to the nfl, peyton manning led the broncos to a 34-14 win over drew brees and the new orleans saints. atlanta remained the nfl's only unbeaten team with a 30-17 win over philadelphia. >>> just ahead, bill karins will have the very latest as the east coast braces for hurricane sandy. please stay with us. >>> welcome back on this monday. of course, the big weather story all across the country is what's going to happen with hurricane sandy as it makes landfall in new jersey later this evening. the only other weather system on the map is the one that went through the northwest yesterday, into billings later today. showery weather behind it. te
Oct 1, 2012 4:30am EDT
to the united nations in new york with president ahmadinejad has defected. he is seeking asylum in the united states. >>> japan was hit by a typhoon, which was strong enough to overturn vehicles on the island of okinawa. more than 140 people were injured and tens of thousands lost electrical power. >>> and a painting by renoir worth up to $100,000 was bought at a flea market for -- get this -- $7. an auction of the painting was stopped on saturday. a woman from virginia bought the landscape on the banks of the tseng mostly for the frame. the painting was stolen from a museum in baltimore in 1951. score. >>> and now here's an early look at how wall street will kick off the day. the dow closed at 13,437. the s&p lost six. the nasdaq was down 20. taking a look at overseas trading, in tokyo, the nikkei dropped 73 points, while in hong kong, the hang seng was closed for a holiday. >>> as a new quarter begins and presidential candidates prepare to square off, economic data will be of particular interest to wall street and main street this week. the labor department's september employment report com
Oct 16, 2012 4:30am EDT
of the united states. only 840 miles away. it's going to brush bermuda with pretty strong winds during the next 24 hours, but it's going to stay away from the east coast. only some large waves and wells. today's forecast, a very quiet day across the country. there are some showers in new england and also minnesota and wisconsin. it will be very windy in the next two days. montana into the dakotas. we'll get showers with that storm in the midwest come your wednesday. overall, looks good for everyone's travel in the next two days. >>> bill, thanks so much. now for some entertainment news. word is ricky gervais is out, tina faye and ricky polar is in. they will host the 70th annual golden globe awards on january 13th right here on nbc. fey has won two golden globes for "30 rock" while polar received a nomination last year for "parks and recreation." >>> the rolling stones are hitting the road in honor of their 50th anniversary. on youtube they announced two shows in november and two december shows in newark. new jersey. >>> president obama said he's confident feuding "american idol" judges will so
Oct 31, 2012 4:30am EDT
, 15 flights canceled today to and from the united states. the result has been -- although we don't have exact numbers, thousands of americans thought to be stranded in various cities around the world. thousands of people also stuck on the u.s. side trying to get home or to whatever they need to do in europe and beyond. we talked to some people who were at a hotel outside of heathrow yesterday from philadelphia. they have been trying to get home. they thought that the earliest flight they would be able to get out on would be on friday or saturday. for people farther afield in hong kong, other parts of asia, they were thinking it might be a week before they could get another flight. the problem is that there are not that many flights to cities like new york especially some of the smaller eastern cities like philadelphia, charlotte, north carolina. much, much more difficult for people to get back there. they've been trying to route themselves through other cities, but because of that snowballing effect it has been very difficult for them. they've been upset that some airlines are no
Oct 1, 2012 4:00am EDT
>> the cost of war. the united states reaches a somber milestone in the war in afghanistan. >> gearing up, president obama and mitt romney prepare for their first debate. a show down in denver this wednesday. >>> and on the record, are arnold schwarzenegger opens up on "60 minutes" about the affair that produce ad son and ended his marriage. >> it was the stupidest thing i've done in the whole relationship. >> this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, october 1, 2012. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. this morning in afghanistan the taliban is claiming responsibility for a suicide attack that killed at least 14 people, including three nato service members. a suicide bomber riding a motorcycle rammed into a patrol. americans have a large presence there. nato is trying to sort out a weekend attack in afghanistan that left two americans dead. the casualties push the number of u.s. personnel killed in afghanistan to 2,000. the circumstances of saturday's violence remains unclear but a fire fight broke out at a checkpoint in eastern afghanistan. what nat
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